The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning that will be in effect for our area from 4 a.m. to 7 a.m. on Monday, February 8th.
Six to ten inches of heavy snow is expected to arrive in our area on Monday morning between 4am to 7am and then will become heavy at times after 8am.

The snow is expected to fall into mid afternoon with wind guest out of the North of 15 to 25 mph, with guest up to 40 mph.

This story will continue to be updates as more information comes in.

Local Cancellations & Delays (Newport, Middletown, Portsmouth & Jamestown)

  • Malt – Closed
  • Castle Hill Inn- Closed
  • Jo’s Bistro – Closed
  • Whitehorse Tavern – closed today
  • Diego’s closed for lunch, hoping to open at 5pm. Wharf Pub is open for lunch.
  • Meeting with Representative Carson: “MEETING CANCELLED. My constituent meeting planned for tonight, February 8 at 6:30 at the Newport library is cancelled due to the snow. I will be rescheduling another meeting as soon as possible. Please watch for a new date and time.”
  • All Saints AcademyClosed Today
  • Aquidneck Is. Christian Acad.Closed Today
  • BloomClosed Today
  • Boys and Girls Clubs – Newport CtyClosed Today
  • Bradley School – PortsmouthClosed Today
  • CCRI – ALL CAMP– USESAll classes and activities delayed; Until 10am Monday morning
  • Child and Family Services – Newport CountyClosed Today
  • CODAC – NewportBring TH box Monday more snow; possible for Tuesday
  • Edward King House Senior CenterClosed Today
  • Emmanuel Day School – NewportClosed Today
  • Head Start-EBCAPClosed Today; all sites closed/ staff report
  • Jamestown Public SchoolsClosed Today; All activities canceled.
  • Martin Luther King Comm. CtrClosed Today
  • Middletown Pub. SchoolsClosed Today; No After School Activities
  • Naval Station NewportEssential staff only until noon Mon; NUWC opening regular time
  • Newport – Due to the approaching storm trash collection on Monday February 8, 2016 will be suspended. All regular collection days will move ahead one day.
  • Newport Jerky – both Newport, RI stores closed today
  • Newport Naval War CollegeClosed till noon; Essent pers report as ordered
  • Newport PoliceParking Ban Today; Monday 6pm ’til further notice
  • Newport Public SchoolsClosed Today
  • Pennfield SchoolClosed Today
  • Portsmouth PoliceParking Ban Today; 7a.m until further notice
  • Portsmouth Public SchoolsClosed Today
  • The Met – East BayClosed Today
  • Salve Regina Univ.Closed Today; Newport and Warwick campuses
  • Sandpiper Early Learning CenterClosed Today
  • Shining Star Pre-SchoolClosed Today; Cancel Classes
  • Silveira Kindergarten and NurseryClosed Today
  • St George’s SchoolEssential Staff Only; ;Monday the 8th
  • St Mary – NewportNo 7:30AM Mass – Offices Closed
  • St Michael’s Country Day SchoolClosed Today

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).

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